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Orbital Picked to Lead EU-backed Floating Tidal Energy Project

Sep 13, 2021

Scottish tidal energy technology developer, Orbital Marine Power (Orbital) will lead a pan-European consortium to deliver the €26.7m FORWARD-2030 project, set up to accelerate the commercial deployment of floating tidal energy.The FORWARD-2030 project consortium will receive €20…

UK Union Calls for Stronger Link Between Offshore Wind Projects and Local Jobs

Sep 13, 2021

As the UK on Monday launched its biggest renewable scheme - Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme - aimed at encouraging offshore wind investments, offshore workers' union RMT has called for a stronger link between offshore wind projects and local jobs and businesses…

VARD Orders Kongsberg PM Thrusters for Rem Offshore's CSOV Duo

Sep 13, 2021

Norway's Kongsberg Maritime has won a deal with VARD shipyard to supply a large package of permanent magnet (PM) thrusters for installation on two new offshore wind farm maintenance vessels ordered by REM Offshore. The scope of delivery for…

McDermott's Amazon Vessel to Install Pipelines at Shell's Whale Project

Sep 13, 2021

Offshore installation firm McDermott said Monday that its upgraded Amazon vessel was coming to the Gulf of Mexico to support a subsea contract for the Whale Development in Alaminos Canyon.Oil major Shell in July reached a final investment decision for its Whale deepwater field development…

UK: GE's New Offshore Wind Blade Plant Gets Planning Approval

Sep 13, 2021

GE Renewable Energy has received the official planning approval for its Teesside offshore wind blade manufacturing plant in the UK from the Local Planning Authorities. This is the first major milestone in the lead-up to the construction of what…

Offshore CCS Project Planned in The Netherlands

Sep 13, 2021

TotalEnergies, Shell Netherlands, Energie Beheer Nederland (EBN), and Gasunie have partnered up in a project called Aramis that aims to enable large-scale CO2 reduction for industrial clusters in the Netherlands. The Aramis project aims to contribute…

Gulf of Mexico: Offshore Rigs Start to Return after Ida -Baker Hughes

Sep 13, 2021

U.S. energy firms [last week] added oil and natural gas rigs for a fifth time in six weeks as offshore oil units in the Gulf of Mexico slowly started to return after Hurricane Ida slammed into the coast.[Last week], four offshore oil rigs returned in Louisiana…

Mooring Solutions Firm Acquires New Facility, Plans Floating Wind Shift

Sep 10, 2021

Mooring solutions company Mooreast Asia has acquired an upgraded water-front facility in Singapore that will more than double its capacity.The company said the move was part of its plan to shift towards offshore renewable energy, particularly floating wind farms…

Aker Solutions Wins More Work at Tommeliten Alpha Development

Sep 10, 2021

ConocoPhillips has awarded Norway's Aker Solutions a large topside modification contract for Tommeliten Alpha development, offshore Norway. The topside modification contract award follows the final investment decision by the license partners…

Royal IHC's Hi-Traq Mk 1 Trenching Vehicle Wraps First GoM Campaign

Sep 10, 2021

Dutch company Royal IHC has via its Offshore Energy Division delivered a Hi-Traq Mk 1 multi-purpose trenching vehicle to a UK-based company for operations in the Gulf of Mexico.According to Royal IHC, which did not reveal the name of the client…

Shell Redeploying Workers to Mars Platform in Gulf of Mexico

Sep 10, 2021

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is beginning to redeploy staff to its Mars platform in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said on Thursday, after Hurricane Ida forced the closure of some offshore facilities.Shell had started sending staff this week to its Enchilada/Salsa…

Recycling: Aging Wind Turbines Offer Huge Opportunity for UK, Report Says

Sep 10, 2021

The UK is the world leader in installed offshore wind capacity, and with thousands of turbines nearing the end of life in the next few years, the country might become a leader in wind turbine blade recycling, a new study has found.'The wind…

Zero Subsidy: Germany Awards Offshore Wind Licenses for 2026

Sep 10, 2021

Germany's power network agency said on Thursday it had awarded licenses to build 958 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind capacity at zero subsidy for commissioning in 2026 in the country's North Sea and Baltic Sea territories.The winners of the…

RWE, NTE, Havfram to Bid for Floating Wind Rights in Norway

Sep 10, 2021

Renewable energy firms RWE and NTE, and offshore services company Havfram, have signed a deal to jointly participate Norwegian government’s tender for floating offshore wind energy, which will begin later this year. By 2030, Norway, one of Europe's largest oil and gas producers…

Sembcorp Marine Wins Dorado FPSO FEED Deal with Altera

Sep 10, 2021

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has secured an exclusive contract from floating production firm Altera Infrastructure, to carry out the Front-End Engineering Design (FEED) work for an FPSO to be built for Santos' Dorado oil and project offshore Australia…

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